The Best Time to Visit Punta Cana

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Punta Cana is a Caribbean topical paradise that is the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic, known for it’s beautiful beaches. The weather is warm all year with temperate highs around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Punta Cana also receives its share of rainfall every year (an average of 40 inches) due to the occasional tropical storm.

December through February you’ll find that Punta Cana is the most crowded. Many visit from northern areas to enjoy the warm tropical weather. The year end holidays also bring a lot of crowds, not to mention many visiting Punta Cana in February for the Carnival celebrations.

If visiting Punta Cana at this time, it’s recommended to make reservations well in advance.

In spring there is a drop in the crowds and you’ll find it is a good time to get better rates on lodging. Of course the weather is still beautiful, as it is nearly all year round. There will be rise in visitors during spring break.

Punta Cana’s off season starts around June. This is also when the rainy season starts. The official hurricane season is from June to November and you’ll find many activities may be impeded by the rain. At this point in time, you can find your best deals on accommodations and vacation packages.